The widows of the two policemen who died in active service in Borno state were on Wednesday presented with N400,000 cash.
The two policemen were CPL Raymond Ishaku and Bawa Abdullahi. Mr. Clement Adoda, the police Commissioner in Borno, presented the money at a ceremony in Maiduguri.
Adoda, who represented the Inspector General of Police (I-G) at the event, said that the money was the deceased’s’ entitlements at the Police Insurance Welfare Scheme (POLIWS).
He said each of the two families were given N200,000 as payment from the POLIWS.
He also presented N30,000 cash and a gallon of cooking oil to each of the families as I-G’s Christmas gift.
Responding, the families thanked police authorities for the gesture and pledged to use the money judiciously.